How to Spend a Day in Trieste, Italy

How to Spend a Day in Trieste, Italy, Trieste, Italy (B)

Trieste, Italy, a beautiful coastal town on a small strip of land that borders Slovenia. You’ve probably never heard of it before, as Italy is dominated by headline cities such as Venice, Rome, Florence, Naples, Cinque Terre, Verona and many, many more, and still it offers many wonderful reasons for visiting. Despite being located on the easternmost tip of Italy, opposite Venice via the Adriatic Sea, this port city is spewing with things to see and do! So, the question remains, “What brought me to Trieste?”

Why should you visit Trieste and why did we go? Well for one, I was first drawn to Trieste upon the discovery of a castle, perched along the coastline with ties to the Hapsburgs, and being a big fan of anything related to 19th century royals immediately intrigues me! And, after reading David’s post on Trieste, I knew then I’d definitely enjoy a visit to one of Italy’s most underrated cities! Plus, as previously mentioned, Trieste is nestled right up against the border to Slovenia, which easily makes it a great day trip if you’re planning to visit Piran, Sloveniawhich is where we located ourselves for the weekend. ...... (follow the instructions below for accessing the rest of this article).
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Guide Name: How to Spend a Day in Trieste, Italy
Guide Location: Italy » Trieste
Guide Type: Self-guided Walking Tour (Article (B))
Author: Lorelei Frey
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Sight(s) Featured in This Guide:
  • Piazza dell’Unita d’Italia
  • Caffe degli Specchi
  • Jazzin
  • Trieste Town Hall
  • Molo Audace Waterfront
  • The Grand Canal of Trieste
  • Riva Tre Novembre
  • Ponte Rosso
  • Piazza Sant’Antonio Nuovo
  • Chiesa Parrocchiale Sant’Antonio Taumaturgo
  • Fratelli la Bufala Pizzaoili Emigranti
  • Roman Amphitheater
  • Castello di San Giusto
  • Trieste Cathedral
  • Forense Roman Basilica
  • Harry’s Piccolo Restaurant & Bistro
  • Caffè Tommaseo
  • Savoy Lounge Bar
  • Pasticceria La Bomboniera
  • Castello di Miramare
  • Trieste Centrale
  • Park San Guisto
  • La Risiera di Sab Sabba
  • Grotta Gigante